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FACT CHECK: Did Eric Carle Say He Fought With His Publisher Over A Scene...

An image shared on Facebook claims author Eric Carle said he fought with his publisher over a scene in “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” where the caterpillar gets a stomachache. Verdict: False The image does not depict a genuine interview from Carle. It was originally published as an April Fools’ joke in the Paris Review. Fact Check:…

GAGOP Chair: Georgians Remember Biden’s ‘Repeated Lies About Our Election Integrity Law’

Georgia Republican Party Chairman David Shafer called out President Joe Biden’s “repeated lies” on Georgia’s “election integrity law” in an op-ed the day Biden visits the Peach State. Shafer on Thursday called out Biden for visiting the state on his 100th day in office after the President has “repeated lies about our election integrity law and…

Fact Check: Pete Buttigieg Claims Late-Term Abortions Are Due to ‘Devastating Medical News’

CLAIM: A prior claim by failed Democrat presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has “resurfaced,” according to Newsweek, and it holds that most women decide to have very late-term abortions due to suddenly revealed “devastating medical news.” VERDICT: False today, just as it was in the past. Buttigieg’s past comments from 2019 and earlier this year, however, still…

Fact Check: Kamala Harris Repeats False ‘Muslim Ban’ Claim

Justin Sullivan / Getty CLAIM: Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) claimed that President Donald Trump “instituted, as his first act, a ‘Muslim ban’.” VERDICT: FALSE. Trump’s travel ban was not a “Muslim ban” and has since been upheld by the Supreme Court. In attacking Trump for ostensibly not condemning white supremacists — a false claim that…

Fact Check: Joe Biden Misquotes Trump on ‘Responsibility’ for Testing

CLAIM: Former Vice President Joe Biden claimed that President Donald Trump said that coronavirus was “not my responsibility.” VERDICT: MOSTLY FALSE. Trump was referring specifically about early failures in coronavirus testing. Biden told an NBC town hall in Florida on Monday night that Trump said coronavirus was not his responsibility. Trump never said that. Here…

Fact Check: Joe Biden Repeats the Charlottesville ‘Very Fine People Hoax’; Lester Holt Does...

CLAIM: For the umpteenth time, Joe Biden claimed that President Donald Trump called neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, Virginia, “very fine people.” VERDICT: FALSE. This is Biden’s most infamous lie, and NBC’s Lester Holt failed to correct it. Biden spun the “Charlottesville very fine people hoax” again on Monday night at an NBC town hall: Again, I…

Fact Check: Joe Biden Claims Trump ‘Did Not Want to Answer Any Questions’ in...

CLAIM: Former Vice President Joe Biden said President Donald Trump “did not want to answer any questions” in the first presidential debate. VERDICT: FALSE. If anything, it was Biden who avoided questions — especially on the Supreme Court. A voter asked Biden at an NBC town hall Monday night in Florida whether Trump had knocked…

Fact Check: Joe Biden Claims ‘I’ve Taken on the Castros of the World’

CLAIM: Former Vice President Joe Biden claims he stood up to the communist regime of the Castro family in Cuba. VERDICT: MOSTLY FALSE. Biden stood by President Barack Obama when he normalized relations with the Castro regime. Biden told a town hall on NBC in Florida on Monday night: “I’ve taken on the Castros of…

Fact Check: Joe Biden Claims He Stood Up to Vladimir Putin

CLAIM: Former Vice President Joe Biden claims he stood up to Russian President Vladimir Putin when he was in office. VERDICT: MOSTLY FALSE. The Obama-Biden administration appeased Putin until stunned by the invasion of Ukraine. Joe Biden told an NBC told an NBC town hall on Monday evening: I told President Putin exactly what I think…

Fact Check: CNN Falsely Claims Trump ‘Refuses to Call Out White Supremacists’

CLAIM: CNN claimed that President Donald Trump refused to call out white supremacists in the first presidential debate. VERDICT: FALSE. He did so explicitly, and has done so before. CNN ran a headline Tuesday evening specifically claiming: “Trump refuses to call out white supremacists.” The headline on https://t.co/Fpw0OxWJ2S pic.twitter.com/bov2hueSva — Jon Passantino (@passantino) September 30,…

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